The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 39 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% 3.90% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 19.15% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate
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£280 £130 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -59.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -19.54%
ITIL Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 47 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.31% 20.35% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 35
Average daily rate £375 £335 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +27.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Kent region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Kent region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -
ITIL Certification
South East

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Foglight
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) BCP
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix